The dreaming jewels by Theodore Sturgeon

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Published by Greenberg in New York .

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Statement[by] Theodore Sturgeon.
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.S93562 Dr, PS3569.T875 Dr
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6070687M
LC Control Number50009541

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The Dreaming Jewels [Sturgeon, Theodore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Life Achievement Awards "One of the masters of modern science fiction."— The Washington Post Book World Eight-year-old Horty Bluett has never known love. His adoptive parents are violent; his classmates are cruel/5(51).

The Maneater has sinister plans for the world that go far beyond fleecing unsuspecting rubes and other easy marks—a dark and terrible scheme that requires unleashing the extraterrestrial power of the dreaming jewels, and the unwitting assistance of a young boy who may be far more remarkable than he’s ever imagined/5(45).

In The Dreaming Jewels, Theodore Sturgeon renders the multiple wounds of loneliness, fear, and persecution with uncanny precision. Vividly drawn, expertly plotted, The Dreaming Jewels is a Sturgeon masterpiece. "An intensely written novel and very moving novel of love and retribution."—Washington StarBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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The Dreaming Jewels, published inwas Theodore Sturgeon’s first novel. It’s short (5 hours on audio), covers many years (Horty grows into a man during the novel), and the focus is on character development and human interaction rather than spaceships, aliens, and gadgetry.

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Publisher edition: Corgi SF Collector's Library. [Science Fiction]. Paperback. Seller Inventory # Abe In The Dreaming Jewels was nominated for a Retro Hugo for best novella.

In fantasy writer Jo Walton described it as "a remarkably sophisticated novel for " and wrote that "This book is so much more than the sum of its tropes that it's possible to read it and re-read it without realising that they are standard tropes.".

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Obviously, in the novel was way ahead of its time.4/5(32). Genre/Form: Science fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sturgeon, Theodore. Dreaming jewels. New York, Greenberg [] (OCoLC) The Dreaming Jewels (AKA The Synthetic Man) is a flawed book, too close to fairy tale and pantomime in emotional tone.

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The main character Horty has supernatural powers (telepathy, shape-changing, regeneration) that, for most of the book, are attributed to his being “special.”. the dreaming jewels by Theodore Sturgeon ‧ RELEASE DATE: Dec.

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This Book of the Month Club edition contains three unrelated novels by Theodore Sturgeon. The third of them, Venus Plus X, I originally read in a battered used paperback, and I've already reviewed it separately. The Dreaming Jewels (also published elswhere as The Synthetic Man) was Sturgeon's first n circait is also set in midth-century America, with /5(1).

"The Dreaming Jewels" by Theodore Sturgeon, Carroll and Graf Publishers, Horty Bluett is a strange child who may not even be a normal human. Oppressed by an evil stepfather, he runs away from home and joins a circus. The circus is run by the evil Monetre, but fortunately Horty is befriended by Zena, a midget.

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First combined edition. Collects three SF novels, THE DREAMING JEWELSTHE COSMIC RAPE and VENUS PLUS X Issued by the Book-of-the-Month Club. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. #Book Edition: First Combined Edition. Dreaming Jewels, Theodore Sturgeon, Richard Powers, Science Fiction & Fantasy>Science Fiction, >Science Fiction & Fantasy, Blackstone Audiobooks, 6.

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Visit Amy online at 4/4(49). THE DREAMING JEWELS. New York: Greenberg: Publisher, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "A runaway boy joins a carnival where the freaks make communication with an alien intelligence. A delightful (somewhat autobiographical) story, written with great feeling." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (), p.

Book Edition: First Edition.About this Item: Corgi, Paperback. very good paperback, some slight spine crease 1st printing. The Dreaming Jewels is his first novel, updating the evergreen theme of a boy who escapes cruel step-parents to join a travelling carnival.

The Book: The Synthetic Man (The Dreaming Jewels) by Theodore ally published inthe edition read was published in by Pyramid Books. The Setting: The United States, Earth, a mid-century present. The Story: A young boy runs away from a cruel adoptive family with only the broken remains of his toy jack-in-the-box and ends .

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